Planning Minister highlights efforts to support irregular workers amid COVID-19 outbreak

Planning Minister Hala el Saeed on Saturday 11/07/2020 reviewed her ministry’s efforts to support the casual workers who have been badly affected by the outbreak of novel coronavirus.
In a report detailing the ministry’s efforts since the outbreak of COVID-19, Saeed shed light on achievements of a committee formed under the prime minister to provide aid for those harmed by the coronavirus along with easing the economic impact of the crisis.
She pointed to the committee’s efforts in collecting data about the affected segments, maintaining coordination with bodies, NGOs and businessmen seeking to offer assistance, along with outlining policies to offer compensation for workers if their business closed.

Source: State Information Service Egypt

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